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GOBI DESERT

Join into a small Adventure Sightseeing Group Tour

Overview

On this an adventurous Sightseeing 4WD /total1450km driving/ Group Tour to The Gobi Desert Mongolia with a domestic flight, we will experience the incredible diversity of scenery in Mongolia abounds. There is less journey being on dirt roads than other long tours, dirt roads also highly rewarding with spectacular scenery and memorable sights throughout, offering plenty of good walks, beautiful nature and cultural interactions.

Our tour will take  days to cover the best travel destinations in Gobi Desert Mongolia including the most visited Terelj National Park and famous Genghis Khan’s statue complex, which is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world,

the Gobi desert- ancient homeland of Dinosaurs, Khongor - towering sand dunes with green meadows; known as the "singing sands", Sparsely habited: silence - endless vast steppe with dancing mirages, famous Bayanzag - flaming cliffs and museum of ancient.

From

4pax 3pax 2pax
$ 1490 $ 0000 $ 0000
Per adult in a twin share room Want your own room? from an extra USD 240
NO BOOKING OR CREDIT CARD FEES
BEST PRICE QUARENTEE Flexible to choose your travel dates
TOUR CODE EGA-18
DURATION 7 days
DESTINATION 6 destinations in Mongolia
START/END IN Ulaanbaatar/ Ulaanbaatar
TOTAL DRIVING 650km
AGE RANGE min 3 years old
ACCOMADATION Hotel (2 nights), Tourist camp ger (4 nights)
MEALS Breakfasts 6, Lunches 5, Dinners 6
GROUP SIZE min 4 max 12
TRANSPORT Jeep & 4WD/ plane
AVIALABILITY

Highlights

Itinerary

 

Sainbainuu! Welcome to Mongolia, whenever your international flight lands at “Chinggis Khan” international airport our team will meet you at the airport and you will be transferred to the hotel in the city. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

You may need some time to relax and recover from the long-distance flight or possibly from jet-lag. If you feel like going for a walk and checking out places nearby, feel free to ask from your hotel reception for recommendations.

Accommodation

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals Included

  • Dinner at / Hotel Restaurant/ if your flight lands late at Ulaanbaatar we will prepare a dinner box in your hotel room

 

In the early morning, you will be transferred to the city airport for morning flight to Gobi Desert (~1.5 hours). When you arrive at Dalanzadgad airport our guide will be waiting for you holding a paper your name on it and we will drive to Bayanzag /Flaming Cliffs/ (approximately 2-3 hours).

Bayanzag /Flaming Cliffs/ first discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews, famous American explorer in 1920, flaming cliffs of Bayanzag are an important site for both archeological and paleontological finds. Complete dinosaur skeletons, including One-horned dinosaur (Protoceratops) and Egg-thief (Oviraptor) and numerous eggs, were excavated in ravines between the red flaming cliffs, which look like fire in the middle of the desert from distance. These magnificent red tall rocks formed as a result of wind and water erosion. White fossilized bones are still found nowadays. Stay overnight at tourist Ger camp.

Accommodation

  • Tourist Ger Camp (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Bayanzag /Flaming Cliffs/ Hiking

Meals Included

  • Breakfast  at /at Dalanzadgadrestaurantd/ lunch box from the hotel 
  • Lunch        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/  bayanzag
  • Dinner        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/  bayanzag

After breakfast at tourist Ger camp restaurant, we will drive to the giant sand dunes known as Khongor Sand Dunes (approximately 4-6 hours), Mongolia's largest and called the ‘singing sands’ by the locals. These monster dunes stretch for over 180km and can reach up to 300 meters in height.

There is a small river called Khongoryn Gol, with dark green banks full of flowers along the side of the dunes This is the quintessential landscape that one would picture if asked to imagine a desert. Sweeping, wave-like patterns of sand framed by a bright blue sky and lit by a relentless sun.

The dunes’ nickname comes from the sound produced by small avalanches of sand on a windy day, and the noise has been likened the distant hum of an aircraft propeller. There'll be time to do a walk up to the top of the dunes, and watch the sunset. Stay overnight at tourist Ger camp

Accommodation

  • Tourist Ger Camp (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Khongoriin Sand Dunes - Sunset walk & camel ride
  • visit camel herder family

Meals Included

  • Breakfast  at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/   Bayanzag
  • Lunch        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/   Khongor sand dune
  • Dinner        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/  Khongor sand dune

After breakfast at tourist Ger camp restaurant, we will drive to Yolyn Am (Vulture Canyon) (approximately 5 hours) is a deep and narrow gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan (Three Beauties of the Gobi) Mountain National Park.

The area, as part of the Gobi Desert, sees little precipitation. However, Yolyn Am is notable for a deep ice field; it remains frozen for most of the year, except late summer. There is a small natural museum at the entrance of the National park which exhibits a collection of dinosaur eggs, bones, stuffed birds and snow leopard.

This place is also very rich in the rare plants. You may be lucky enough to spot wild sheep and goat, grazing high on the cliff walls. Stay overnight at tourist Ger camp near Gobi Gurvan Saikhan & Yolin am / Vulture Canyon /.

Accommodation

  • Tourist Ger Camp (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Gobi Gurvan Saikhan & Yolin am / Vulture Canyon /
  • small natural museum at the entrance of the Yolin am / Vulture Canyon /
  • horse riding

Meals Included

  • Breakfast  at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/   Khongor sand dunes
  • Lunch        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/   Vulture Canyon
  • Dinner        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/  Vulture Canyon

In the early morning, we will be transferred to the local airport for morning flight to Ulaanbaatar, when we arrive at Ulaanbaatar we will drive to Terelj National Park. This is one of the most visited national parks in Mongolia which is by its natural beauty, forested alpine mountains and interesting rock formations (Massive woolsack weather conditions) very well known. 

In the afternoon, we will explore the national park and see Turtle Rock - an interesting rock formation looking like a turtle. Also, visit Ariyabal meditation temple - surrounded by scenic mountains with massive rock formations and sits at top of the mountain. From the top, you can enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking the Terelj National Park. Overnight at the tourist ger camp  

Accommodation

  • Tourist Ger Camp (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Terelj National Park
  • Turtle Rock
  • Ariyabal meditation temple
  • Hiking horse riding

Meals Included

  • Breakfast  at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/ Vulture Canyon
  • Lunch        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/  Terelj National Park
  • Dinner        at /Tourist ger camp restaurant/  Terelj National Park

Today we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. On the way visit “Genghis Khan Statue Complex” which is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world. There is a recreation area, restaurants, and souvenir shops occupy the base structure. From here, you can ascend to the head of the horse using an elevator. There you have a good panoramic view of the complex area and the scenery beyond. You are now definitely in Genghis Khan’s country!

In the afternoon, we will visit “Gandan” Monastery, Mongolia’s largest functioning Buddhist monastery including the Mongolian Buddhist University. The highlight of visiting Gandan is the 26-meter-high majestic gilded indoor statue of Megjid Janraisig. 

Afterward, free of your choice. You can be transferred to the hotel for rest and refreshment or go shopping for souvenirs and local products, your guide will be ready to serve you for that. Suggested shopping places are State department store, the famous “Gobi” cashmere factory store. 

In the evening, we will visit “Wonders of Mongolia” folklore show by famous Tumen-Ekh ensemble - is one of the most successful folk art groups to share traditional Mongolian music with the world, having traveled to over 40 countries. Will have dinner at 8:00 o’clock and transferred to the hotel. 

Accommodation

  • Hotel 4-5 star (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Genghis Khan Statue Complex
  •  “Gandan” Monastery
  • Shopping at Department store, Gobi cashmere factory store
  • “Wonders of Mongolia” folklore show

Meals Included

  • Breakfast   at/tourist ger camp restaurant/ Terelj national park
  • Lunch         at/ restaurant/ in Ulaanbaatar/
  • Dinner        at/ restaurant/ in Ulaanbaatar/

 

You will be free at leisure in your hotel or wander around on your own until being escorted to the Chinggis Khaan International Airport for your departure flight home.

Your driver will assist you with flight check-in and luggage, and see you off at the point of security check.  Note: You must be at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport  2 hours before your flight time.

Meals Included

  • Breakfast   at /hotel restaurant/

Inclusions and Exclusions

TOUR FARE INCLUDED

  • Airport Pick up / Drop off service with privet Vehicle for Arrival/Departure
  • All Hotels 4-5star and Good tourist ger camps during the trip.
  • Hotel (2 nights )  based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds.
  • Tourist Ger Camp (4 nights) with private bathroom based on two persons sharing one Ger with twin beds.
  • If you would like to spend one or two nights as a homestay in a local nomadic family or in a ger camp please just mention it when you book our tour.
  • All meals during the trip  (6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners )
  • Privet Vehicle in the countryside trip and city tour during your  trip & petrol + experienced driver
  • Private English speaking guides at all times
  • Domestic flight tickets (Ulaanbaatar - Dalanzadgad – Ulaanbaatar) free luggage allowance is 15kg
  • Camel 1 hour,  horse riding 1 hour
  •  “Wonders of Mongolian Art” performance with Tumen-Ekh ensemble
  • All entrance fees of museums, attractions, national parks and protected areas according to the itinerary
  • Bottled water – 1 liter per day
  • Visa invitation letter, if required 
  • all taxes

TOUR FARE EXCLUDED

  • International Airfare
  • Daily personal expenses
  • Excess luggage charges – 1.5$ per kg for Domestic  flights
  • Laundry, camera & video fees at any states
  • Visa application & fees
  • Changes of arrival/ departure flight
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Meals/beverages not stated in itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Snacks

 

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